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CW
Dec 8, 2013 8:30am PST
might be more. >>> national day of reflection was kicked off in honor of nelson mandela. >> i got a chance to sit down with the pastor. we know limb fairly well. williams was the first to greet him when he visited the bay area in 1990. >> when he stepped out you could tell he was above the visions. he was above any thing that occurred that would take away from being with people and making sure that people understood he was going to be different. >> the city of san francisco is planning it's own memorial. that's set for wednesday. >> starring tomorrow the mayors office will have a book the public can sign fl -- there. flags in the city have been ordered tofully half staff. >> the president will attend the memorial in africa. >>> san fan -- san francisco's batkid returned. we'll show you how next. ,,,, ,,,, ,,,, again to >>> grab a coat if you are heading out today. it's in the 30s. a little bit of haze in the sky. it will be generally sunny. your 9ers forecast the game at 1:25 it will be a chilly 48 degrees. >>> this week supervice cor -- supervisors to talk about the shooting of lop
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:20am EST
. do you realize what would happen in south africa had there not been a nelson mandela? it would be running in blood. not too long ago, they weren't allowed to lynch a man or a woman, so i don't think nelson mandela's death was in vain. his life was not. i will never be the same. we thank him for coming. we thank him for teaching us. and we thank him for loving us all. all. >> what a reflection. harry smith, your thoughts this morning. >> a redemptive morning to be able to spend it with maya angelou, but how eye-opening it was to be black and living in south africa. steve beko ends up getting pulled over by the cops in south africa. he's dead 24 hours later. you rick yosk your life just breathing and being black in south africa, and to see this man come out and talk about a teachable moment. >> thank you very much, harry smith. when we come back, we'll talk about other politics of the week. how did mandela's death overshadow president obama's push for obama care this week? plus, have we finally 6 children, 44 years... it's been a happy union. he does laundry, and i do the cleaning.
ABC
Dec 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
voice today. and perhaps someone else, too. abc's rob nelson with the play by play you won't forget. >> reporter: by now, you've probably already seen saturday's epic final play in the iron bowl. with no time left on the clock, auburn returning a missed field goal for a touchdown to defeat its arch rival, alabama. >> i guess if this thing comes up short, he can field it. >> reporter: but you have not truly experienced the euphoria of that moment until you heard it through the voice of auburn play by play announcer rod bramblett. >> davis in the back of the end zone. run it out to the 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45. 45. there goes davis! davis is going to run it all the way back! auburn's going to win the boot ball game! auburn's going to win football game! he ran the missed field goal back! >> reporter: an auburn grand himself, rod joined nearly 90,000 fans in an eruption of excitement. >> he ran it back 109 yards! they're not going to keep them off the field tonight! holy cow! oh my god! >> reporter: we spoke to rod today. his voice nearly gone. he says he was just trying to captur
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
around the world and n.praise of nelson mandela, details of the funeral have been released flowers and candles piled up outside of his home. sunday is a national day of prayer. tuesday, a memorial will be held. president eastbound yauma and former president bush will fly together to south africa. >> in spring 1985 students led a protest that will bring change to south africa. helped divestment against apartheid. >> a few students thought it's time for their university to follow. they did. so did other universities. these papers typed by students with a plan. the year was 1985. nancy skinner was the leader of the committee. >> student leaders and community leaders did initiatives. so there is this activism. >> there were daily rallies students began camping out until police staged a raid arcs resting dozens. one of the leaders of the demonstrations was student body president spoke to us via skiep. >> all that is left of the future is now. >> the movement gained a lot of attention and interest of lawmakers. and pro fessors. >> ask a question what the hell is the university of california
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
astity will soon as july 1. marking the life of nelson to him, paying tribute in a township south west of johannesburg. president obama spoke about what mandela meant to him. >> over 30 years ago, while student, i learned of nelson mandela and the struggle taking place in this beautiful land. and it stirred something in me. it woke me up from -- to my to others and to myself and set me on an improbable journey that find me here today. >> at least 5000 people are expected to attend mandela's funeral on december 15. tonight on bottom line, i will be speaking with deborah gillis, catalyst to get her perspective on women in leadership. "bottom line" tonight at 7 p.m. new york time. hope to see you then. >> this week, president obama signed an extension of america's 10 year plastic gun ban after being reauthorized by congress. that took place yesterday. the original ban was set to expire and had gained attention saying that plastic guns could get past airport security. cory johnson has been following this issue. also, the chief executive of valencia design group and the grandson of a d
CNN
Dec 10, 2013 11:00am PST
, ed royce, even invoked the name of nelson mandela, citing the use of economic sanctions in ending apartheid in south africa. of course, the administration's point of view is, listen, we already have stiff sanctions in place. this deal has only relaxed them modestly. if you impose new sanctions now, that's really going to destroy the diplomatic path. you know, they've been making that same argument for two weeks. secretary kerry and the administration. it's fallen on deaf ears so far. i don't know how many people they're going to convince up on the hill today. >> so then in terms of convincing, how relucreluctant congress be to actually trust iran? >> extremely reluctant. that's the problem. they say, listen, if they impose new sanctions, they wouldn't come into effect for six months. the trouble is, this interim deal that the u.s. and european powers signed with iran said, we will impose no sanctions for the life of this deal. this would in effect break that commitment from the american and the european side. the administration will say this doesn't only damage our credibility wit
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
winning that auction. all right millions attended celebrations to honor nelson mandela it is part of a special day of prayer. some of the biggest services were held. i could quit smoking but chantix helped me do it. i told my doctor i think i'm... i'm ready. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. i knew that i could smoke for the first 7 days. i knew that i wasn't putting nicotine back into my body to try to quit. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these, stop chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these, stop chantix and see your doctor right away as some can be life-threatening. tell your doctor if you have a history of heart or blo
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
to me. i know. it all. cheesy yes you . the news on him nelson mandela has passed away the age of ninety five he was south africa's first black president and anti apartheid icon and that south africa's transition from white minority rule in the nineteen nineties to twenty seven years in prison he has been receiving sandstone base medical kit for a lung infection after three months in hospital in a statement in south africa national tv presenter jacob's mom said nelson on the left of politics was no peace. he also won the noble peace prize and eventually retired from life in two thousand and four sickness among fellow would receive the full state funeral. it is likely to take place takes on tuesday he was one of the world's most repeated statesman after the team because ofrisoned for twenty seven years. as you french president francois allowed to send a friend to add to the tree operation to protect civilians in the central african republic the list immediately sought a legal fry station to the un security council he said that the number of friends keeps president nepal and the nat
FOX
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
. countless prayers were said for nelson mandela. >> reporter: 64-year-old cofana has been coming here to the regina church her entire life. >> it's a special mass for mr. mandela. every time he came up from the islands, he would say peace. so that he'll be very pleased. >> reporter: during a struggle against aparthide people used to run to this church when they were trying to hide. there's still bullet holes on the windows. >> we used to run and come to this church to pray to god so that he can come and assist us because we were in trouble during that time. >> reporter: life for his 4- year-old grandson starkly different. and once the seat of the aparthide government, thanks for the man who saved them. >> presence in life meant so much for the african people. allowed them to get rid of their guilt feelings. >> i think everybody loves mandela. but true reconciliation, if it's really, i don't see it every day. >> reporter: but today mandela's death has reminded people of what he stood for and the nation they still need to work to create. >> services at san francisco's gladenn memorial chur
KRON
Dec 9, 2013 8:00pm PST
: >> pam: and south carolina sheriff is refusing toward the american flag in tribute to the late nelson mandela. he says the honor should be reserved for american citizens. president barack obama order flat floor to have steak for mandela until sunset tonight. but pickens county sheriff rick clark says not in his department. as a show a sign of respect t nelson mandela is done, i have no problem laureate in south africa in their country but not for our country. it should be the people, in my opinion, who have sacrificed for our country. shares of clark received a lot of criticism after first announcing that he would not lower the flag to half staff, but he says most of the fee that he's received has been supporting us. this is a store many of you are talking about just to our facebook page or our web site kron 4 doc, to wait and. this is marcus malone and to >> jacqueline: first, let's talk about the warnings freeze warnings for all of the bay area acceptors them francisco. temperatures once again black eyes so please give yourself time and tickets will tomorrow morning. a lot of low '3
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
albright talks about nelson mandela and north korea. the november jobs report. margaret carlson and ramesh ponnuru debate obamacare's revival. we begin the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. madame secretary. >> good to be with you. >> you paid tribute to the noble statesmen, nelson mandela.
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00am EST
the heads of state and dignitaries due to visit the memorial service of nelson mandela today. many are comparing it to the funeral of jfk back in the early 60's. >> this is one of the biggest gatherings of world leaders. we have not seen something like --s sincerely 1960s something like this since the early 1960s. royalty from around the world, and about 75 people. what is fascinating is the true message of reconciliation that he always talked about. people that will be talking will be president barack obama, and cuban president ronald castro, and the rainy president roos on -- hassan rouhani will be present. hopefully this will be a time where people can reconcile. >> as is often the case, it is the absentees that are just as notable. >> we fax it got most of the countries that have been represented across the world. syria is not going to be attending. we know that some countries have not even come out with any kind of show of gratitude or grievance at all. this is going to be interesting to see how it plays out in the rest of the day. what is fascinating is that cleat -- queen elizab
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
nelson mandela today. mourners have been gathered all day. krur taking a look there. they've built a wall of flowers and messa messages these are live pictures from outside of the home. >> south after yak's president announced a series of events to honor mandela. sunday will be a national day of prayer and reflection. tuesday a memorial service in a stadium. the body of the leader will lie in state up until sunday, december 15th the president and first lady will travel next week to pay respects >> we'll always love him for teaching us it is possible to ov overcome hatred and anger in order to build a new nation and a new society. >> desmond tutu says the best way to honor mandela is follow values he embodied. >> in 1985 college campus as cross the u.s. moeshlized to end apartheid in south africa. studen students embraced the cause. >> abc7 news reporter spoke to some at berkeley at that time and pushed for change. >> reporter: just a few students grew to be this huge movement that brought change to south africa. this paper work produced in 1985 hold ideas for a student campaign tha
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
nelson mandela. how he is being remembered tonight. >> the world is mourning the death and celebrating the life of nelson mandela. the 95-year-old died yesterday. he made his last major public appearance in 2010, when south africa hosted the but his time away from the public eye did nothing to diminish his place in the public heart.as tributes continue to pour in. >> "madiba's long walk to freedom gave new meaning to character, to courage, to forgiveness and to human dignity."/"we should all work together to organize the most befitting funeral for this outstanding son of our country, and the father of our young nation." >> mandela spent decades fighting apartheid in south africa. 27 of those years were spent in prison. he was 71 when released in 1990. there will be ten official days of mourning, including a day of prayer and a memorial service. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa. so will former presidents george w. bush and bill clinton. >> today, reverend cecil williams of san francisco's glide memorial church talked about mandela's legacy. >> ".in his life
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2013 11:00am EST
service in the pouring rain at a soccer stadium for the former president of south africa nelson mandela and they fit 95,000 people in that soccer stadium in the johannesburg area. that has been a big story outside the united states with president barack obama care, for more on and all let's go there, greg? >> it was cold, it was wet but it was moving. it was the biggest memorial of its kind in recent generations. 90 heads of stage and other figures caught -- joining tens of thousands of south africans despite the torrential rain marking the passing of nelson mandela. it all happened at the world cup soccer stadium in johannesburg. here is a little bit of what we saw and heard. >> is raining, windy and cold but the folks in the soccer stadium in johannesburg will not be stopped. this is the memorial for nelson mandela and the folks are going to stay and is going to be a celebration, it is going to be joyful. >> we are celebrating the life of an icon to let us out of oppression. >> president obama was in attendance, and reconciliation obama shook the hand of the cuban president. r
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
nelson mandela along side three other former u.s. presidents. >>> are we there yet? an airline passenger falls asleep and wakes to find he is alone and locked inside the plane. >> you think somebody would have pushed me or rubbed me and said we're here. >> what happened when someone finally found him. >>> and ready for sochi. lindsey vonn declares herself ready to go after getting back on the slopes this weekend. we'll hear from her today, monday, december 9th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning. i'm savannah guthrie along side al roker and natalie morales. don't you love the guy that got stuck on the plane. do you think he's a deep sleeper? >> it's your turn to check the back of the plane. >> if you're going to get stranded, could you wake up in the caribbean. is that so much to ask? >> you would think the cleaning crew at least would wake you up. >> not a good day for him. anyway, right to our top
FOX
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
lopez was holding was not real. . >>> funeral arrangements are now set for nelson mandel awmplet memorials continue to grow outside the home where he once lived and the house where he died. flags in south africa are at half staff until mandel saw laid to rest and his village in the eastern cape on december 15. tomorrow marks a national day of prayer and reflection. a memorial service will be held on tuesday. it will be attended by president obama and the first lady and former presidents george w. bush and bill clinton and former sexting tear of state hillary clinton. >> wurcht things that sometimes gets lost in the incredible personal impact he made on the world because of the way he handled his imprisonment and conducted himself later is that he was a very, very good president. >> mandela died on thursday at the age of 95. his body will lie in state. president obama's phoned mandela's widow. san francisco will hold its own memorial for mandela wednesday at 8:00 a.m. it will be in the city hall rotunda. former mayor willie brown has been asked to organize the service. . >>> let's
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 10:00am EST
nelson, heart and bare naked ladies. they call black fish a dishonest move. in johannesburg, leaders around the world joined with south africans to mark the life of nelson mandela. it was at the biggest soccer stadium and was the first of three events this week. president obama was among those paying tribute. >> we will never see the life of nelson mandela again. but let me say to the young people of africa and the young people around the world you, too, can make his life's work your own. >> general motors made history today as we were just telling you, naming mary barra the c.e.o. of the company after dan ackerson retires in january and will be the first woman to lead a global automaker and will be doing it right after the u.s. government exits its massive financial stake in g.m. the former c.e.o. of general motors was credited for turning the company around and is on the phone with us for a bloomberg exclusive. thank for you taking time-out for "market makers. let's talk about mary barra, you were the c.e.o. when she was put in human resource in addition to her role in manufacturin
KRON
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
president nelson mandela. we will take the latest on the memorial plans. president obama and first lady michelle obama will leave for south africa to attend mandelas memorial service. those details coming up. ic, snowy weather causes damage to cars canceling flights and trans on the interstate. we will give you a look at weather problems across the country. whatoes at first spooul tte le? ok. hoy bunches oats. ching! mmmm! mmmm! mm! it's thoats. honey. yeah. hoy bunches oats. is ia grt cereal. now to the latest on the worldwide mourning of nelson mandela. yesterday marked the beginning of one week of memorial events honoring the former south african president. flowers and memorabilia have been set up all across south africa. mandela died late thursday at the age of 95 wednesday and thursday, mandela's body will lie in state in pretoria. a state funeral is planned for sunday. president obama and the first lady leave today to join the dozens of dignitaries honoring mandela tomorrow in south africa. a south african soccer stadium that holds nearly 100,000, will serve as the backdrop for a
KRON
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
president nelson mandela. we'll tell you the latest on the memoral plans >> president obama and first lady michelle obama will leave for south affirca to attend the memorial service for nelson mandela. those details coming up. >> icy, snowy weather causes damage to their cars, cancels their flights, and strands them on the interstate. we'll give you a look at weather problems across the >> now to the latest on the worldwide mourning of nelson mandela. yesterday marked the beginning of a week's worth of memorial events honoring the former south african president. flowers and memorabilia have been set up all across south africa. mandela died late thursday at 95. the coming days will be filled with symbolism and solidarity. as well as a mix of western and african traditions. this is all what cnn had on lt. gen. solomon makgale said monday officers would "make sure people are able to grieve in a safe environment." makgale said south african police, diplomats and intelligence services had been in touch protect visiting heads of state, including u.s. more than 80,000 mourners are expected t
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
want is a world in which the nelson mandelas and the tom lantos's can be proud. thank you very much. >> i'm very honored to have the opportunity to say a few final words and before i do, i also want to acknowledge all of the ambassadors who joined us today. we are very grateful to have your presence here. i hope all of you feel as i certainly do, that it has been a great privilege to be here today. we have had the chance to honor and be inspired by a truly extraordinary woman not just of i feel very confident that my grandfather who is one of my personal heroes would have been incredibly gratified to to see secretary clinton. he loved and admired for so many reasons, her intelligence, %Ñnacity and strength and her willingness to step forward and lead. as we leave this gathering today, i hope it is with renewed sense of commitment to follow in the footsteps of two remarkable people, tom lantos and hillary clinton. we can find a way to be little braver, kinder and determined and standing up for the rights of our fellow human beings. in other words a little more like tom and hillary.
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
celebrate nelson mandela's life as millions take to the street to remember madiba. >>> under arrest. the adventure for inspiring "127 hours" famous for cutting off his own arm when trapped by a giant boulder, arron ralston behind bars this morning. >>> and one-hit wonder, the teen so famous for her brand-new song and the new tune she wants everyone singing around to right now -- >> you guessed it. >>> we're thinking other days of the week. maybe wednesday, tuesday, saturday. hope you had a good weekend, everybody. it is already a very difficult commute this morning across the northeast. snow, ice, rain, taking hold. almost a foot of snow fell fast in some parts. this is the eagles/lions game. at some point, you could barely see the field. >> that's good. that's good visibility. >> look at the fans. boy, it did not seem like a lot of fun there. >> oh! snow and ice, literally everywhere. the guy heading to lambeau field in green bay. look at that situation. the airports also miserable. the flight delays right now. more than 1,000 flights canceled. today, 2,800 were canceled sunday. dfw was
KRON
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
following the death of nelson mandela. that's after the break. >>> i'm in my walk in closet. >>> today is a day of prayer and reflection. along with that there is a sense of celebration that shows no signs of letting up. people are singing and dancing outside of the mandela home in south africa. >> reporter: a trip of song and dance and tribute to nelson mandela. >> he is a great. we will never have a man like that again. >> singing songs of the 1980s from south africa, many of these people would have been part of the struggle to liberate the country. what is remarkable is this unifying nature of the man and people of all races, creeds and ages have come out here. this is a period of mourning but it is a period of celebration for south africa. craig dickerson came with his son. >> and the youths that are coming through. he is an icon. >> reporter: and another brought her grandmother. >> she was there. and they understand more than we did. they were born into it and knows what the truth is. >> they have been lighting candles and laying flowers, many of them here are children
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
most admired man in the world, nelson mandela, he was 95 years old, has just died. nelson mandel last, dead at 95. he ross from being a political prisoner sentenced to life in prison back in the 1960s. he spent 25 years in jail to eye merge in the '90s as president of a new non-apart tied nation. one of the strongest, probably the strongest nation in all of africa. he has governed through some very tough economic times. unemployment among young people in south africa is said to be 80%. but despite all of the problems with the economy, he is still revered as nation's, one of the nation's top leaders of all time. liz: what he did which was such a surprise to so many people, when he became the leader of south after from a he became a symbol of sort of global reconciliation, instead of saying look what one side has done to the other side. that is what really became sort of the symbol of how you put history behind you and move forward. david: a lot of people thought that once he became empowered that perhaps there would be retribution against the whites. in fact he tried as best he could t
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
. >>> well, where throngs of people have gathered outside the home of nelson mandela all day today. we'll be going to johannesburg, dignitaries are headed to south africa to remember the leader. president obama will have additional vips with him on air force one. 1ñp i don't just make things for a living i take pride in them. so when my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis was also on display, i'd had it. i finally had a serious talk with my dermatologist. this time, he prescribed humira-adalimumab. humira helps to clear the surface of my skin by actually working inside my body. in clinical trials, most adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis saw 75% skin clearance. and the majority of people were clear or almost clear in just 4 months. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor s
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
around the world now heading to south africa to pay tribute to nelson mandela. president obama flying to johannesburg for tomorrow's memorial service at a 95,000 seat soccer stadium. south africa's parliament also took time-out to remember the country's first black leader. there were also emotional prayer services in mandela's homeland and around the world this sunday. he died last week at the age of 95. after tomorrow's memorial service, nelson mandela will lie in state before his burial on december 15th. >>> a video that shocked the whole country. a state trooper shooting up a mini van filled with kids. now he's fighting to get his job back. hear what his attorney is saying. >>> plus, technology giants uniting to fight government spying? what the likes of facebook and google may be able to do. we will debate that. >>> how many times the president met with kathleen sebelius before the disastrous rollout of the obama care website. and why it's so hard to pin that exact number down. what was it? >> i don't have all the figures in front of me. but if you think about the cabinet and the
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
? as we go to south africa, where there are emotional celebrations of the life of nelson mandela. the former south african president and anti-apartheid leader died yesterday, and a memorial service is said to be one of the biggest events that africa has ever seen is now in the works and is planned for tuesday in johannesburg. his state funeral will be held on december the 15th. >>> and tonight, word that former president and mrs. george w. bush will attend the memorial service. the bushes will travel to south africa with president and mrs. obama on air force one. also word that former president bill clinton will be there as well. he has been talking about nelson mandela's legacy. president clinton telling fox news's ed henry that mandela gave him advice during the monica lewinski scandal, interestingly enough. he says that mandela, who spent 27 years in prison, taught him not to hate his enemies. >> i said, didn't you hate those people when you went in? i seen the pictures of you as a young man. you were really mad. he said, i realized they could take everything from me, everything ex
NBC
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
nelson mandela in south africa. there was one gesture that almost stole the spotlight. >>> a local private tutor accused of taking advantage of one of his students. >>> and a look back at what we've been through in the last few hours today. here is a look at the ride through parts of prince george's county. stay with us, more winter storm coverage coming up on "news 4 at 5:00." >>> so doug, we're going to get more -- >> we've got a lot of puddles out there now. >> we're starting to see the temperatures go down. we're going to start to see really cold -- not only temperatures, but windchill over the next few days. by now, as cold as we've been over the past couple beweeks, t past month, you're probably ready. take a look towards russ tin town center, one of the areas that picked up about two to four inches, depending on where you were. we did see problems on the roads out there a little earlier. the main roads, dulles toll road looking pretty good. what a nice picture that is. the sun making its way down. sunset tonight is 4:46. we did see the snow come through. we timed the snow ve
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
president nelson mandela, who died thursday at the age of 95. it's rare for the flag to be lowered in honorable on you of a foreign leader's death. npr notes the last time flags were lowered for a foreign dignitary was for pope john paul ii in 2005. on capitol hill friday, former secretary of state hillary clinton talked about nelson mandela. here's some of what she had to say. >> we neat on the day after the oss of a giant among us, someone who, by the power of his example, demonstrated unequivocally how each of us can choose how we will respond to those injustices and grievances, those sorrows and tragedies that afflict all of humankind. nelson mandela will be remembered for many things. he will be certainly remembered or the way he led, his dignity , his extraordinary understanding, not just of how to bring democracy and freedom to his beloved south africa, but how important it was that he first brought freedom to himself. as i spent time with him, starting in 1992 until just in he last year and a half, i was ways struck by the depth of his self-knowledge, of his awareness about ho
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
going to churches, mosques, temples and synagogues. here you can see people still outside nelson mandela's mouse in johannesburg. mike hanna is now reporting. >> reporter: mandela's name rings out in the church as they sing in praise. this is an occasion both joyful and solemn, mirroring the national reaction to the death of the celebrated south african leader. throughout the country it goes through churches, the service attended by the south african president jacob zuma accompanied bus mandela's former wife. they remember the men they affectionately knew as madiba. >> when i say we pray for the nation, we pray for us not to forget some of the values that madiba stood for, that he fought for, that he sacrificed his life for. we should include those in our reflections. >> reporter: a song, too, from a new generation. some of these children born free in the democracy that mandela had fought for. it's not just in the christian churches that prayers for mandela are held this sunday. at mosques and synagogues around the country, the faithful are gathering. at this event south africa's
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
air right now headed to south africa to honor nelson mandela. security is tight as the soccer stadium there hosts dozens of the most important world leaders. >>> mary landrieu cast the deciding vote for obama care. >> southern democrats under attack. could republicans turn the state red by picking off a few vulnerable dems? good morning, i'm chris jansing. washington lawmakers getting close to something that almost never happens these days, a deal. they're headed back to d.c. right now to hammer out the details, but this budget agreement may not be much to write home about. the "washington post" basically called the agreement a cease-fire. we don't know many of the details but it's no grand bargain. it doesn't deal with entitlements, the debt or tax reform and probably won't completely fix the sequester, but aides for senator patty murray and congressman paul ryan, the budget chairs working on the deal are at least determined to keep the government open and they think they can get the plan together for a vote later this week. one of the final sticking points in the deal could be unemp
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
johannesburg south africa. they are set to attend the memorial service for nelson mandela. nelson mandela died thursday at the age of 95. >> also happening today new safety measures in the bronx in new york where a commuter train derailed. they told them this slow down when approaching a speed change. on december 1st the commuter train was going about 82 miles an hour approaching a 30 mile opinion hour curve. he actually dove off and he breaked but it was too late. >>> all eyes on a courtroom when a newlywed goes to trial for allegedly killing her husband. she pushed him off a cliff 8 days after the wedding. she pushed him from behind he fell face first to his death. this contradicts the defense argument he fell after graham pushed his arm away during a fight. >> a serious snowball fight sparked an investigation at the university of oir gone. they dumped snow on one man to tried to confront the prank officer. he will determine if charges should be filed. >> do we want to know do these students want to be charged criminally for throwing snowballs. you can tweet them to us at foxfriendsfirst or
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> it's a growing club as well. president bush flying on down for president obama to honor nelson mandela. so how do you feel now? >> i have great respect and admiration for nelson mandela and what he did and he sacrificed this with what he achieved oe he got out and at the time we were voting back in the 80s, hewas still in prison and the question was whether or not we should embargo american firms and working and doing business. the reagan administration said no and he ws one of the premier leaders in south africa and he urged us as well. and so the argument on the right inside it was the only way man came to the defense wage was if he was working there. i wasn't a big fan. >> iran today is useful, but unfortunately, we are starting to trade them aw now. neil: when you say trade him away,. >> i'm not impressed. >> now, this is the precursor to something more substantive. you don't believe that? >> i have my ubts about that. the ratings have been down this road before, stretching out the negotiations and in the meantime, they are very busy working on improving their enrichment ca
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
some of them are even out of the senate now, ben nelson was on the show the other day saying we did relay to the white house everytime we heard the president talking about, if you want your health plan, you can keep your plan, keep your doctor, irasked them did that go directly to the president? i don't know. but clearly those who had their hands on this are now sort of taking their hands off this. it's a mess. >> it is a mess. they're still doing it in a very dishonest way. you have democrats trying to run away from this because they're worried about the 2014 elections. let's not forget this was a double lie. so not only do you have the president saying that people can keep their health insurance plans they wanted to and obamacare can't change that you. had the senate and the congress voting, democrats voting against an amendment in 2009 that would have allowed people to keep their plans. so for them to now backtrack and say, well, we never said that, and the president -- we tried to convey to him that wasn't the case. they had an opportunity to fix this years ago and they're not d
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 1:00am PST
drones. >> when we come back the passing of nelson mandela brings a tidal wave of tribute from the media. we'll look at how he's being remembered. >>> let'look at the front pages across the couny. he let his country it of the s apartheid. >> titan of the century has diet. >> for million whose loved him in 9 modern country he formed the hope and light the world. >> a moral hero for the ages, the greatest men of our time is dead tonight. >> i don't think there is any queen when people think of ice conic figures that transcend global understanding of freedom's struggle and inspire people no matter where they are from, no matter their race, their religion, nelson mandela's name will be among them. >> he did not pretend to be 10 saint. coverage has taken note mistakes but he was such a courageous moral leader and a symbol the coverage can barely convey his gacy. what struckou most about the continuing coverage leading up to this? >> it was refreshing we live in an age where everyone prides himself on scoring points for one side or another and the media is increasingly partisan and polarized a
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
the memorial service for nelson mandela. the president and first lady are on their way home, returning late tonight. i am lou dobbs. ♪ ♪ ♪ lou: of the president and first lady returning from the nelson mandela moral service. the president and mrs. obama are expected tt land at andrews air force base at approximately midnight tonight. the president president of michelle obama spent most of
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
more at here tonight. the were losing a global ambassador tonight. details in the death of nelson mandela ahead. who will talk about more things that matter wi the author of this week's number one bestseller on the new york times list and fox news colleague. also, me on thelass warfare that is being waged in front of fast food restaurants in 100 cities today. thea-team" react to the assault on small business and big. all of that and more straight ahead. ♪ lou: vice president biden shuttle diplomacy to tokyo, beijing, and sold. armed services committee member congressman randy force on the administration's weak response administration's weak response to china. [ male announcer ] here's a question for you: if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light w many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is. 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. ♪ lou: the world tonight morning the death of anti-apartheid i
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
will head for the funeral of nelson mandella in south africa. we have live pictures and we believe the president is in one of the vehicle arriving in maryland. we will keep an eye on it and they are pulling up to air force one right now, just watch these pictures. president barack obama will be joined on the trip by former president george w. bush, his wife laura and former secretary of state secretary of state hillary rodham clinton. former president bill clinton will also be going to the funeral of nelson mandella and we are watching the vehicle doors in front of air force one. and we see first lady michelle obama getting out one side and president barack obama getting out the other. we are about to walk up the steps of air force one and we can tell you jimmy carter and former president bill clinton will also be going to the memorial but they will be traveling separately. first lady michelle obama is getting ready to take off from there heading to south africa where they will attend the funeral and we will watch them walk up the steps. people in south africa are still gathering o
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
worship to celebrate the life of nelson mandela. today's national day of prayer kicked off a series of memorials leading up to mandela's burial. president obama and first lady michelle obama will leave for africa tomorrow. they will join former president jimmy carter, bill clinton and george w. bush at a national memorial service on tuesday. >>> back here in the bay area, people began signing a memorial bo memorial book at skyline memorial park in san mateo county. you can sign the book until the end of the month. the cemetery plans to send it to mandela's family in south africa. another book of condolences will be available at san francisco city hall starting tomorrow. >>> thousands paid tribute to "fast and furious" star paul walker at the site he died at the car crash. they added items to an already large memorial in los angeles. local car clubs organized the gathering via the social media. the sheriff estimated 5,000 people attended and some even cruised by the crash site in their own sports cars. you. >>> legal trouble for hiker aaron ralston who was portrayed in the movie "127
NBC
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
nelson mandela. it was an outpouring of love and gratitude for a man who sacrificed so much and inspired so many. news 4's tracie potts is in south africa. >> reporter: south africans believe this is one of the biggest gatherings ever of celebrities and world leaders. >> a great outpouring from all over the world. amazing. >> reporter: musicians, actors and 100 or more vips joined ordinary african citizens who sat in the rain for hours to be part of history here and at dozens of viewing sites all over the country. >> we came from our jobs and then we had to stop and then we had to take this opportunity for the last time. >> reporter: the stadium roared when president obama was first spotted in the audience. he made news shaking hands with cuban president raul castro, then took the stage to euligize mandela, describing him as a giant of history but human. >> he was not a bust made of march bell, he was a man of flesh and blood, a son and a husband, a father and a friend. while i will always fall short of madiba's example, he makes me want to be a better man. >> reporter: mandela'
KICU
Dec 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
as batkid. >>> his country celebrates the life of nelson mandela. who will attend next week's memorials coming up? >>> now boarding for the north pole, some deserving children get the trip of a lifetime on a special flight from sfo. >> temperatures continue to drop off rapidly and coming omg, jack. have you ever checked out these new product ideas people post on your page? they're kind of amaze. ...ing. yeah - that's where i got the ideas for my new- fajita ranch melt. seasoned chicken with a gooey blend of pepper jack cheese, roasted peppers and onions, on toasted sourdough for just $3.99. is that where you also got the idea for that clock bracelet you always wear? my watch? no...these were invented a long time ago. like in the 80's? . >>> tonight nelson mandela's family says the millions of people in mourning around the world proved that the south african leader was a global citizen. mourners including president obama and former presidents bush and clinton head to south africa next week for services honoring that country's first black president. this weekend south africans a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
nelson mandela in johannesburg. >> tensions are high in the ukraine where thousands have taken to the streets demanding that the president resign. armed riot troops broke into opposition offices, seized computers and broke off test camps. >> gun control advocates want restrictions taking into account plastic guns that can be made at home using 3d printers. that's the news at this hour. "consider this" is next with antonio mora. i'll see you back at 11 eastern, south pacific time. >> the a.t.f. under fire for sing operations that reportedly manipulated mentally disabled people and plied minors with alcohol and drugs. did the a.t.f.'s activity encourage crimes that the bureau was supposed to be fighting. a worldwide battle over internet sites. an internet called "the dirty" is appealing a jury's decision against it in an internet lawsuit. why are google, amazon, microsof taking action to help "the dirty." >> are we speeding to a new future on the roads? we'll have the latest on self-driving cars and how they could come to a showroom with you. >> and the man that many laughed at repr
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >>> south africa plans 10 days of events for nelson mandela who died yesterday. his admirers are gathering outside his johannesburg home. the last black president of south africa called mr. mandela a great man with great integrity. >> i think his greatest legacy to south africa and to the world is the emphasis in which he has always put on the need for reconciliation. >> reporter: the white house says president and mrs. obama as long w-z former president george w. bush and bill clinton plan to attend the memorial event. >>> stpraáp announced their own memorial for nelson mandela. it'll be held in the rotunda and former mayor brown will attend. >>> san francisco animal control today arrested a man suspected of drowning two cat that is belonged to a homeless woman. animal control officers say they arrested lee roy patterson on drum street after a struggle. police say patterson confronted the homeless work last month on pier 15. he threw her belongings right into the bay including her two cats. patterson is now facing two counts of felony animal cruelty and if convicted he could ge
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
africa is honoring nelson mandela with a national day of mourning. they're singing, dancing and praying for mandela who broke apart the apartheid. mandela died thursday at age 95. and today they were remembering him for being freedom's champion and a shining example of forgiveness and love. greg palkot has more from johannesburg. >> reporter: it's been three days since the passing of mandela. crowds continue to build, candles being lit and flowers being laid. earlier on sunday across in country, worshippers remembered the the man. south africa president zuma was with his e. wife winnie. and they were calling on the company to keep the man's dream alive. here is what we saw earlier. >> i appreciate what he has done for the country and africa and the world. >> a celebrating the life of a great man. we loved him and we're still going to love him forever and ever. >> the man was sick. and i think for what he has done for the country, i think that i'm -- i don't know what to say. >> he's gone to heaven. >> as overwhelming as the zeens have been, it is just beginning. tuesday is shaping up to
FOX
Dec 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
nelson mandela. who will attend next week's memorials coming up? >>> now boarding for the north pole, some deserving children get the trip of a lifetime on a special flight from sfo. >> temperatures continue to drop off rapidly and coming up, the neighbors in the low 20s and also a new concern for the bay area roadways for your sunday and when the cold snap finally comes to an end? e encountered a bump in the road... welcome to covered california. new, affordable health plans so you can be ready for whatever comes your way. enroll today at coveredca.com. he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and flaky in 15, everyone loves pillsbury grands! [ girl ] make dinner pop! [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ pillsbury cookie dough. make the holidays pop! . >>> tonight nelson mandela's family says the millions of people in mourning around the world proved that the south african leader was a global citizen. mourners including president obama and
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 7:30am PST
funeral plans for nelson mandela. take a live look now at south africans hold several large ceremonies. before the anti-apartheid leader is buried in his rural hometown on the 15th. president obama as well as former presidents george w. bush and bill clinton will head there in the next few days. mandela died on thursday in his johannesburg home after a long battle with a lung infection. >>> meanwhile, defense secretary chuck hagel landed in afghanistan late last night in an unannounced visit. he's expected to meet with our troops and afghani ministers but his trip comes after negotiations fell apart with afghan president hamid karzai to allow our troops to stay in the country past 2014. so far, secretary hagel is not scheduled to negotiate with him on this trip at least. i'm jamie colby. back to cav vuto on business. keep it right here on fox. >>> you know, we were still yelling at each other on the break. we've got to get along here. one and done. because if a new study is right, that's how many times the president met one on one with his health and human services secretary kathleen s
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:30am PST
more than 50 world leaders paying tribute to nelson mandela tomorrow. president george w. bush and his wife will join them, president clinton and jimmy carter attending also. a big test for south africa's government as it plans the memorial expecting 94,000 people at fnb stadium where they had the world cup in 2010 and another 100,000 plus expected outside at overflow areas around the city. many details were worked out well in advance. politico is reporting the last-minute services are pretty daunting. concerns from the motorcade route to his safety once inside. meanwhile, sunday marked an official day of prayer across south africa. but in churches the scene was as much celebratory as mournful. other parts of the world, ukraine's president facing major unrest and a 48-hour deadline threat to disband his government. anti-government protesters yesterday toppled the stature of lenin. he's, of course, the founder of the soviet union, demonstrators took turns attacking the statue with hammers sort of reminiscent of the berlin wall falling in the early '90s and smashed it to pieces. othe
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